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Deciding Between Enterprise and Standalone Root Certification Authority in Windows Server 2012

This is part 4 of using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Private Key Cryptography for your Windows Server 2012 environment. Part 1: Selecting a Key Size for Your Root Certificate Server in Windows Server 2012 AD CS. Part 2: Selecting a Cryptographic Key Provider in Windows Server 2012 AD CS. Part 3: How Long Does … Continue reading Deciding Between Enterprise and Standalone Root Certification Authority in Windows Server 2012

How Long Does It Take to Generate an Asymmetric Cryptography Key Pair?

This is part 3 of using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Private Key Cryptography for your Windows Server 2012 environment. Part 1: Selecting a Key Size for Your Root Certificate Server in Windows Server 2012 AD CS. Part 2: Selecting a Cryptographic Key Provider in Windows Server 2012 AD CS. In this post, we’ll look … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Generate an Asymmetric Cryptography Key Pair?

Selecting a Cryptographic Key Provider in Windows Server 2012 AD CS

This is part 2 of selecting a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for your Windows Server 2012 environment. In part 1; Selecting a Key Size for Your Root Certificate Server in Windows Server 2012 AD CS, we looked at creating a Strong Key for Root Certification Authority. In this post, we’ll look at deploying the Root … Continue reading Selecting a Cryptographic Key Provider in Windows Server 2012 AD CS

Selecting a Key Size for Your Root Certificate Server in Windows Server 2012 AD CS

Lots of different systems and platforms use certificates and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Many companies have decided to implement an internal Certification Authority to issue certificates to computers, users, and other Certification Authorities. When you decide to implement an internal PKI you’ll need to plan out the deployment, including end-user and CA certificate properties. One … Continue reading Selecting a Key Size for Your Root Certificate Server in Windows Server 2012 AD CS